I find myself in the new position of telling a faculty member what friends have often told me about library sessions I'm not very confident about: Don't worry, so what if we aren't as prepared as we wanted to be for this, the students will get something out of it and there's no need to over-complicate our lives or start a round of sel-flagellation.
I'm a bit torn. I want to use a particular figure from a book chapter in my presentation tomorrow. So I email the authors to ask permission, they grant it. (Both are people I have weak links to.) After I send the email I have a Homer Simpson "D'Oh!" moment and check the book. For sure, copyright belongs to the publisher, McGill-Queen's...
Help! Suppose I wanted to create a digital archive that included photographs of people in another culture. Suppose I went out and took their pictures as they farmed their land or something (they know I'm taking the picture). At what point do I need legal waivers?
My comment about being back seems to have got swallowed or maybe I didn't really post it. Anyway here I am trying to get the brain to work. I have some reviews to catch up on and that will be a bit of a challenge, especially since we crossed the IDT on the way back and lost a day forever
Cod Signal - none of MPOW's business resources will give me historical industry ratios. 1. would you mind sending adobbs at the gmials 5 or 10 years of industry ratios for INTC's industry (Semiconductiors - Broad Line) and 2. tell me where the data came form?
I *so much* want to tell this Visionary White Male Executive to shove it...well, anyway, you might or might not enjoy this, even with the "Library is dead, long live the library" oh-so-visionary/disruptive cliche subhead:...
So here's my engaging activity for this afternoon's class (for PhD student of prof who wanted more engagement in instruction): when we do the "think up keywords for your topic" portion of the class, I will have them type their search into a Google form. then i'll copy & paste all their searches into a Wordle. Then I'll search the big words from the